Tag: plaga

PEST ALERT: Oriental Fruit Fly found again in Miami-Dade County

On June 1st of 2018, a single male of the Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF), Bactrocera dorsalis , was captured in south Miami-Dade County. Two additional males were captured in nearby detection traps on June 3rd.  There is an eradication program… Read More

New insect pest in Miami-Dade County

What is it? There is a new insect pest found in Miami-Dade County. An armored scale, to be specific, it is called the phantasma scale (Fiorinia phantasma) that can affect ornamental plants. Where can it be found? The… Read More

New Pest alert: Lizards in South Florida

Do you have a lizard invading your grove or nursery in Miami-Dade County? Check this out! And share it with your friends. In 3 languages (English, Spanish and Creole) thanks to collaboration between The University of Florida Extension… Read More